Information Specific to Restaurants

Safer at Home Order Effective March 25th

Out of Section 13: Essential Services and Operations (page 10 & 11 of the Emergency Order)

d. Restaurants. Restaurants shall close, except as follows: 

i. Restaurants may remain open for food take-out or delivery service only. 

ii. Alcohol sales must comply with section 13.e. below. 

iii. Customers may enter the above establishments only for the purpose of ordering, pick up, and paying for food or beverage or both.

iv. No seating may be provided. 

v. Food and drink may not be consumed on premises, either indoors or outdoors.

vi. Establishments shall meet Social Distancing Requirements between all individuals on the premises to the extent possible.

vii. Cease any self-service operations of salad bars, beverage stations, and buffets.

viii. Customers are prohibited from self-dispensing any unpackaged food or beverage. 

e. Bars. This includes breweries, brewpubs, wineries, distilleries, and alcohol beverage retailers. Such establishments shall close, except as follows:

i. Carryout sales of alcohol beverages and food are allowed, if permitted by state law and municipal ordinance.

ii. Delivery of alcohol beverages to retail customers is prohibited. 

iii. Wineries holding direct wine shippers' permits may make deliveries of wine in accordance with their permit.

iv. Customers may enter the above establishments only for the purpose of ordering, pick up, and paying for food or beverage or both.

v. No seating may be provided.

vi. Food and drink may not be consumed on premises, either indoors or outdoors. 

vii. Establishments shall meet Social Distancing Requirements between all individuals on the premises to the extent possible.

viii. Self-service operations of salad bars, beverage stations, and buffets are prohibited.

ix. Customers are prohibited from self-dispensing any unpackaged food or beverage.

Keep in mind that local governments have the authority to issue further restrictions. WRA will keep everyone informed if we hear of this happening in certain areas.

Essential Employee Letter